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Creative Youth Justice Practice

Levine, Marlene
June 4, 2015

Source: (1998) Social Policy Journal of New Zealand. Page 153.

In The Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act, 1989, of New Zealand a principle is that any sanctions for a child or young person who commits an offence should have the form most likely to promote the development of the offender community and family group; have the least restrictive form appropriate for the circumstances. Custodial sanctions are avoided wherever possible.


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